Welcome to the RVHS Band Department!

Symphonic Band Picture taken March 2018.

Welcome and thank you for visiting the Redwood Valley High School Band website!  The high school bands and fifth grade band are directed by Mr. Paul Berggren.  If you have questions or concerns or would like to have the band perform for your local event, contact us by email at pberggren@redwoodareaschools.com or call the band office at 507-644-8058.

The 2018-19 school year is my tenth year at Redwood Valley Schools. I am extremely fortunate to be working in a community and school district that is so supportive of the arts!  Redwood Valley has a proud tradition of offering a quality music experience for its students and it is my goal to continue that tradition. I began playing the trumpet at the age of ten. At 37 years of age I feel as energized as ever to make some great music and pass on what I've learned. I was born and grew up in Mitchell, SD (home of the world's only Corn Palace!). I received my Bachelor of Music degree in music education from the University of Minnesota in 2002 where I studied trumpet under Dr. David Baldwin. I received my Masters of Music Education at Vandercook College of Music in Chicago, IL in 2016.


Contact: Paul Berggren